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    The Historic St. Johns Police Athletic League

    The Police Athletic League is one of the oldest character building youth programs in the nation. It fosters an environment for positive interaction between law enforcement officers and children within the community. PAL is based on the principle that young people, if reached early enough, can develop trust, positive attitudes, and the ability to meaningfully engage with persons of authority. Studies have shown that if a young person respects a police officer on the ball field, in the gym or classroom, they will likely come to respect others in the community.  
    St. Johns PAL was started in 1991 by Sheriff Neil Perry with these same goals in mind and we are continuing this tradition today. PAL works in cooperation with many local organizations such as the St. Johns County Recreation Department, St. Johns County School District, Juvenile Justice, our state and national chapters and many others to offer programs to the youth of our communities. Our staff and volunteers also have the opportunity to be a trusted authority figure that assists children with finding guidance, setting goals, and enjoying new life opportunities. 


    Picture Day: Studio City will be taking pictures Saturday February 4th (See attached schedule for your picture time). Please go online to see packages and place your order by end of day on Friday, Feb. 3rd. Please print out the receipt and bring with you on photo day. Go here to order and pay and skip the line on photo day: We will have a display table on Picture Day. We will have samples on display & our qualified staff can answer any questions you may have. Please arrive on time for your teams pictures, we want to make sure all players are in the team photograph.

    Week 6 - 2/11/23

    Week 7 - 2/18/23

    SAVE THE DATE FOR PLAYOFFS! 2/24/23-2/25/23

    2023 PAL Flag Football Playoffs will be held Friday evening, 2/24/23 and Saturday, 2/25/23.              Brackets will be based on the the team seed and the schedule will be announced the Monday prior to playoffs. 

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    Make a donation to PAL. All proceeds go directly to youth programming.


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    Contact Us St. Johns PAL

    Contact Us St. Johns PAL

    Phone: 904.829.9438

    Thank you to the following Sponsors...

    If you would like to be a PAL Sponsor, please call us at (904)829-9438.

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